Business Insider: Updates to Popular Paving App Incorporate CSHub Model

Screen shot from Athena Sustainable Materials Institute website of their LCA Web App
July 9, 2018

The Athena Sustainable Materials Institute, a non-profit research group in life cycle assessment (LCA) for the built environment, last week announced major upgrades to their LCA Web App, a popular free platform designed to "make paving more environmentally sustainable and cost efficient." The upgrade includes a new life cycle cost analysis (LCCA) module, which was developed using a model created by CSHub postdoctoral associate Dr. Mehdi Akbarian. The LCCA module allows users to assess both the environmental and cost burdens of different paving options. Read more.